MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ Officially Announced

Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ Officially Revealed: MWC 2018 helped Samsung unveil their all-new S9 and S9+ internationally. The Barcelona based event got few other highlights too but Samsung S series brought first ever variable aperture mobile camera with f/1.5 aperture for night and f/2.4 for day shots.

Not just that, Samsung S9+ comes with a secondary camera for bokeh effect. S9 is huge in terms of screen but infinity display helps it be as compact as a phone with 5.8 inch display could get. Galaxy S9+ uses an even bigger 6.2 inch display.

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ is powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor for limited markets while others (including India) will get Exynos 9 series 9810 processor. S9 gets 4GB of RAM while S9+ comes with 6GB of RAM.

Storage options include 64GB, 128GB and 256GB on both the phones. Both are equipped with Android 8.0 as stock and comes with IP68 dust and water resistant properties. S9 and S9+ offer 3000 mAh and 3500 mAh of battery capacity respectively. Fast and wireless charging is also available.

Pre-booking in India are officially open and you can book yours by making payment of INR 2000 on the official Samsung eStore.

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Starting Price

  • $720 (INR 46,500 approx.)
  • $840 (INR 54,300 approx.)

*Price in India would be slightly higher, Samsung has not announced the exact prices for India yet.

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Shades

  • Midnight Black
  • Titanium Gray
  • Coral Blue
  • Lilac Purple
Samsung Galaxy S9
MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ Officially Announced

Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications

  • 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels)
  • Super AMOLED Infinity display with 570ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU (Global)
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU (India)
  • 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB storage (UFS 2.1)
  • Expandable memory with microSD | Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, 480fps super slo-mo
  • 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, f/1.7 aperture
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • Sensors; Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
  • 3000mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ Specifications

  • 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels)
  • Super AMOLED Infinity display with 529ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU (Global)
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU (India)
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB storage (UFS 2.1)
  • Expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) | Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • S9+ – 12MP primary rear camera with f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, LED Flash, 960fps super slo-mo, 12MP secondary rear camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, f/1.7 aperture
  • Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
  • 3500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ Officially Announced
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